Isn't that a classic definition of good politician?
I guess I wanted to ask you the classic question.
Anatole was sitting upright in the classic pose of military dandies, the lower part of his face hidden by his beaver collar and his head slightly bent.
That was a classic indicator in a questionable suicide.
Among the public buildings are the town hall, classic in style; the market house, and literary and scientific institution, with a museum containing a fossil collection from the limestone of the locality.
It has passed through a far greater number of editions than any other work on natural history in the whole world, and has become emphatically an English classic - the graceful simplicity of its style, the elevating tone of its spirit, and the sympathetic chords it strikes recommending it to every lover of Nature, while the severely scientific reader can scarcely find an error in any statement it contains, whether of matter of fact or opinion.
The boys fighting over a girl in the schoolyard was a classic display of machismo.
Her beauty was cool and classic, like that of the man before her.
The church of St Mary and St Modwen is classic in style, of the 18th century, but embodies some remains of an ancient Gothic building.
She didn't have Jenn's drop dead, gorgeous beauty or Sofi's classic, cool beauty.
The classic term "camelopard," probably introduced when these animals were brought from North Africa to the Roman amphitheatre, has fallen into complete disuse.
Douglas's longest, last, and in some respects most important work is his translation of the Aeneid, the first version of a great classic poet in any English dialect.
He was remarkable as a painter of decorative landscapes and classic ruins, somewhat in the style of Canaletto, but without his delicacy of touch; he appears also to have been influenced by Nicolas Poussin.
He graduated senior classic and 30th wrangler, and was elected a fellow of his college.
The style of all the ruins is late classic and highly ornate, but without refinement.
The common cypress has been well known throughout the Mediterranean region since classic times; it may have been introduced from western Asia where it is found wild.
Then his interest was aroused by some letters on botany which fell into his hands, and from botany he turned to the study of the classic poets, and to the writing of verses himself.
In June 1843, on the occasion of the completion of the Bunker Hill monument, Webster delivered another classic oration.
Lydia Larkin stood, feet apart, in the classic shooting position, both hands clamped on her smoking gun.